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GIS Resources at Ball State University Libraries: GIS Computer Lab

List of GIS Resources including data, software, training and news.

Computer Lab

The GIS computer lab is located in the back the GIS Research and Map Collection on the second floor of Bracken Library. 

The lab provides 28 high power desktop machines for GIS related work. The computers are connected via network drive to the LIBGIS data server, which provides a large repository of local and global data for geospatial projects. 


GIS software is also installed on public access computers throughout Bracken Library, The Health Science Library and the Architecture Library.



Software List

GIS Software Available in the lab:

  • ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1
  • ArcGIS Pro 3.2
  • ERDAS Imagine 2018
  • Googel Earth Pro
  • QGIS  3.4.3

Lab Reservations

The GIS lab can be reserved for geospatial related classes and meetings.  The lab is open  Monday through Friday, from 8am-4pm.

Reserve the room through the Room Reservation Calendar.